tv ABC7 News 1100PM ABC December 15, 2012 11:00pm-12:00am PST
>> ama: good evening, we do begin with breaking news in san francisco. abc-7 news reporter sergio quinn tan nice on california and hyde streets were police are searching for a gunman. reporter: and actually california just opened within the last two minutes. it had been shut down to traffic since 6:30 this evening. let's show you some video we just shot. a little less than an hour ago, a man and woman were brought out in auction, police tell us this
was a domestic violence situation and they were called here by neighbor of the couple. the neighbor told police he heard the couple were arguing in their apartment. he knocked on their door, and the man said he had a gun, and that prompted this response by police. now after three and a half hours of negotiations, the couple did come out unharmed. and they have been taken into custody. police tell us they have not yet found a firearm but they are searching that apartment. reporting live in san francisco, sergio quinn tan fashion abc-7 news. >> ama: an emotional outpouring for the victims of the deadly shooting in connecticut. people gathered for a candlelight vigil at the home town of teacher victoria soto. as the community mourns we now know the names of the youngest victims. reporter: tonight we're hearing a father's anguish, robby parker lost his daughter emily. she was six. >> i don't know how you get
through michigan like -- through something like this. i don't understand. >> and this evening a portrait of the gunman. in one class, every student but one shot and killed. 15 first grades in that one room alone lost in an instant in another classroom, five of the victims were children. a little boy who had a twin sister, he died. his twin in another classroom, hiding in the bathroom with her teacher, survived. the school principal is among the dead. dawn hochsprung and she might have turned on the p.a. system so the eachers could be warned. mary sher hawk. her family saying mary felt like she was doing god's work, another teamer, victor yeah soto, her body found shielding her students.
>> her life's dream was to be a teacher, and her instincts kicked in. >> and tonight some of the youngest faces, katherine hubbard, six years old, her family saying, we're greatly saddened by the loss of our beautiful daughter, katherine violet. anna green was seven. she grew up in a home with jazz. her brother survived in the school. her father saying they're struggling to work through the nightmare, and jesse lewis, six, his father was on the way to the cool to watch him make a ingerbread house, and we heard from one of the first responders who were inside the school. >> it was look wawchg something that was unreal. >> she watched as it dawned on parents as other ones left. >> they're going in that room to pick up their kids, and then
seeing them leave, they're distraught, and from the position right here, trying to help and being helpless. >> she said some needed hugs, others simply needed someone to hold their hand. >> new details are emerging about what happened. authorities say adam lanza forced his way into the elementary school. >> ama: lanza shot 20 first graders. >> i believe everybody was hit more than once weapon did not bring the bodies and the families into contact. we took pictures of them, of their facial features. you have -- it's easier on the families when you do that. >> ama: police entered the school and found lanza dead, apparently by his own hand. people who knew lanza in high school describe a very shy,
socially awkward individual. he was an honor student and member of the pep club. his aunt said she talked with lanza's mom about his troubles. >> she had issues with the school. she eventually wound up home-schooling him. i'm not certain if it was behavior or learning disability. >> lab sa's father issued a statement that reads in part. i-under do. >> also learning about the heros in the line of fire. one pregnant teacher sprang into action when shots were fired. >> she locked the door and put our -- taped a piece of white tape over the window of the door, and then she told to us go in the corner. 19 people in our class. and she saved all of us. >> third grader tori came home safely to her mother, thanks to her teach rer's rapid response. we'll have more on the heroes.
>> president obama will attend a memorial service tomorrow night in newtown in his saturday radio address, the president called for action. >> we have to come together and we're going to have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening. >> vigils honoring those killed are being held around the nation, including right here in the bay area. cornell bernard is live at grace cathedral. >> the choirs have been performing holiday concerts here for decades, but tonight the concerts have become a solemn dedication to the connecticut shooting victims. ♪. reporter: the special arrangement of silent night had a new meaning, dedicated to the victims of the shooting and so was the entire holiday concert at the cathedral. >> the songs and the beauty of them echos and makes you think about life and it's very
precious and the things you need to do. >> may god be with you. >> bishop mark andrews wanted to channel the grief so many people have been feeling. he says gun violence must stop. >> the simple solution about gun control is not enough. it's something we must address. but we also must ask what is behind the violence? reporter: at st. mary's catholic church, a prayer for the victims. words of comfort. [inaudible] >> and tonight's lighting of the men menorah, they looked for answers. but we have to start with simple acts. how do you respond to something like this?
you just don't nope what to do, how to -- just don't know what to do how to reach out. so you have to reach out starting on the home front, with your families family. reporter: and trying to find light during a dark time. ♪. reporter: and the remaining concerts here at grace cathedral will be dedicated to the shooting victims. across the bay area, other vigils are taking place, sergio quintana has that. >> olivia engle. born, july 18, 2006. >> at a candlelight vigil on the front steps of pay ton elementary school in alameda, the names of those killed in connecticut were read. >> these children were five and six years old. we all know five and six-year-old which is part of why it was so important to gather on the front steps of an elementary school.
>> among those here, the reverend laura rose, she led the group in prayer and shared the family reside pain. her cousin had two children at sandy hook elementary who escaped. >> they shut the phone off but basically i'm getting a post from facebook, and i'll probably talk to their grandmother in the next couple of days. >> they held their vigil for an hour, which was longer than the organizer expected. >> my husband counted 49 people, which rain and cold and just found out about it a few hours ago. >> across the bay in san francisco, another group braved the explain the cold. children held signs spelling out their calls for action. these vigils that have sprung across the bay and the country have a similar team. people showing support for the family families of those lost and to call for change. >> we have had unfortunately a number of shocking shootings
within the last year. i don't know what it takes to reach a tipping point. i'll be curious to see if this is a tipping point. >> ama: stay with an answer -- abc-7 news for continuing coverage. you can get updates anytime al abc7.com. >> we had a little bit of a break tonight, but it was a wet start to the weekend, this video shot earlier today as the rain came down in san francisco. you can see people with umbrellas hurrying through the rain. let's head to leigh glaser. >> leigh: boy, cold rain moving across much of the bay area today. live doppler 7hd showing you just a little bit of light sprinkle activity, maybe some heavy mist and drizzle. you can see for yourself, not a lot out there right now. but we are anticipating a few more showers to intense tie --
intensify. sonoma, a little light rain, and san jose, saratoga, morgan hill. next week looks wet, with a series of rain storms headed towards the bay area. we'll look at the accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. >> ama: still to come at 11:00, new developments in the murders of two teenage girls in oakland, what authorities learned tonight. an arrest in the bomb threat that shut down two schools in the south bay this week. the countdown to christmas is on. the holiday craziness that's underway in the bay
>> ama: two adults and a juvenile have been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two teens in oakland a month ago. a 15-year-old and her best friend were gunned down on a quiet street corner sunday morning. the girls were stand on the street when a car drove by and fired 36 shots. >> a 16-year-old boy is accused of spray painting bomb threats that shut down two schools in the south bay. this graffiti named a teacher. we blurred his name to protect his identity. almost identical messages were sprayed on the walls in two other schools. a southern california mall was longed down tonight after a man fired at least 50 shots into
a department store parking lot. happened outside macy's at the fashion island mall in newport people. police took a man into custody. a robot investigated the car to make sure nothing dangerous was inside. >> the holiday frenzy is on. a chilly day and soggy weather couldn't keep people from shopping in san francisco, thousands of people were in union square, overall sales are up more than 2% over last year. americans spent more than 659 bill since last saturday. >> santa had a special escort when he delivered gifts to sick kids. these bikers from the golden gate harley club rode with him from south san francisco to the hospital. the riders placed the gifts under the holiday tree in the main lobby and they will be distributed to children who he care at the medical center over the holidays.
>> see these kids, they're eyes light up, and come down here and get excited about this, is just overwhelming. >> the bikers also hasn't over a check for $1,200. the 23rd year they made the toy run. >> more claim delight at the holiday party at the allen temple baptist church. they had toys to hand out and expect 900 children to attend. we have a little more than a week until christmas, and a lot of wet weather coming our way. >> especially mid-to latter past of next week. still a few showers out there. live look now from the high definition east bay cam looking west towards the bay bridge, san francisco. also want to caution you with this moisture out there, we are also looking at the possibility of some of that dense fog developing overnight. folks, here a look at live
doppler 7hd, verying a tithe five hours ago. since then that band of rain has pushed to the south. we'll take you to north bay where we're picking up a little light precipitation, towards sonoma, a line heading down toward novato, even a little to the east of santa rosa, also from san jose, morgan hill, little activity scotts valley, santa cruz. this is very, very light, and it's continuing to push from the north to the south. so, we will definitely see more showers develop overnight, but needless to say we're in a nice break right now. temperatures, cold this hour in the 40s. 48, san francisco 44 in antioch, as well as santa rosa, san jose right now, with clouds overhead, 48 degrees, few light showers in your neighborhood. so tonight we'll go with cold showers overnight. showers and sun breaks expected for sunday. tomorrow, a nice break before
more rain moves in sunday night and monday, and, yes, looks like an active weather week next week with off and on rain showers throughout the week. higher elevations may see a few flakes overnight tonight. temperatures in the north bay in the 30s. we'll look for 40s elsewhere for overnight lows. here's a look at the cold front. you can see it stretching live here across the bay area. this is what came in earlier this afternoon. bringing with it showers. you can see how quickly it has pushed into southern california. a little bit of a break here, already upstream we're starting to see moisture develop. so this is what is anticipated to move in overnight tonight. now, a forecast model kind of overdoing it a little bit for this time frame but at least you get a sense of the showers will continue to be across the bay area. this is sunday. 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, and we this will see a little b, and the next system is poised to
move in here by 10:00 tomorrow night in the north bay, and definitely set the stage for a wet commute monday morning. here's a look at the highs for sunday. a cool day, although a little sunshine will heat us up. look for mid-to-low 50s across much of the bay area, watsonville, 53, hollister. the accuweather seven-day forecast, a mixture of sun breaks and showers for sunday. rain likely on monday. a few showers tuesday. wednesday will be dry. largest storm, heavy rain and wind by thursday and friday so very unsettled. >> ama: shu is here in sports. >> mike: the 49ers travel to new england to pace the patriots tomorrow night, and tom brady will give the niners' defense all they can handle. carves up defenses like a holiday turkey.
top spot. tom brady, that's where alvin smith comes in. if the niners can't pressure brady it's going to be a long night. he took apart the defense of houston texans. it will be the toughest matchup for the 49ers' defense. >> he is so good with every detail of his game. his throwing motion, his understanding of the game, protection, defenses, so it's a big task, and i think we're up for it and our guys are excited to play this game. >> mike: to high school football. state championships, de la salle facing corona centennial. now, centennial has the state's leading offense, averaging 542 yards and two 1,000-yard rushers. bob lattice talked about
retiring after 24 years at the helm. 21-0, sparts. and then austin lonestar. 13535-14 spartans. centennial has a great offense but couldn't get any closer than 14. de la salle, division state champions for the fourth straight year, 48-28 your final. >> division iii marks rein catholic and maddison. the quarterback headed to cal. out to handley, wildcats up 35-31, maddison answers, preair cormier, and this kid is strong. 79 yards. mad -- mad disson with the vic. >> we'll take a brief time-out.
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and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> mike: the warriors' longest road trip in the year. they won the first five, including a win over the miami heat. a loss in orlando and a win over atlanta coming home. off to best start since the 92-91 season, rookie harrison improving every game. 19 in the game. carl landry off the bench. the followup, 'one-hasn't -- one-hasn't jam. warriors most effective when everybody gets involved. david lee, averaging a double double in every game on the trip. this steal and the slam. 18 points for curry, war yore 6-1 on the road trip, 115-93
your final. >> to conditional hoops. stanford facing uc davis. a little nonconference matchup after a couple weeks of exam. the only aggie player to show up. 23 of the team's 52 points. only two davis players hit double digit. josh hits the dumper and a foul. he had 14. cardinal left at the half. cardinal with the 75-52 victory. >> our defense is -- i believe in our guys. i know we have good shooters. we keep defending like we're defending right now,ll take it. the way we're defending, give ourselves a chance to win against everyone, every night. as long as we stay confident, believe in ourselves, that's going to turn around and we're going to shoot the ball well. >> mike: cal hosting creighton. justin cobb, 18.
but they were no match for creighton0s doug mcdermott. 10-13 from the field. monster game for the blue jays. cal follows to 6-3 with straight creighton's victory. this sports report brought 0 to you by river rock casino. michael crabtree surprised some kids from the san francisco boys and girls club. this could be a preview of the super bowl. they have to get to tom brady or it's going to be a long night. and collin cap per -- kaepernick, going to be interesting. >> ama: getting guns off the streets. hundreds turn out for a bay area gun buyback program, fueled in part by yesterday's tragedy. a mess on highway 1. why the road closed after this month's storm could stay closed indefinitely.
>> ama: good evening. in tonight's headlines, a man and woman were taken into custody after three and a half hour standoff in san francisco. police say it was a domestic violence situation. the man told a neighbor he had a gun. police have yet to find a weapon. >> two adults and a juvenile have been arrested in connection with the shooting death office two teenage gails in oakland last month. they were killed on miner avenue thanksgiving weekend. >> a 16-year-old cupertino boy is accused of threatening to kill a teacher and has been arrested. the threat was spray painted on the wall at the high school.
both at the teacher and the boy were at hospital vista high school. >> authorities in connecticut say the gunman behind the massacre forced his way into the build something shot 20 children twice. today police released the names and ages of the victims. the youngest six years old,. tonight as the nation comes to grips with the tragedy, we're hearing about the heroes who prevent more deaths. reporter: for the last two years, dawn chicago sprung infused sandy hook with her own magic. she would tweet and organize happy hours for the teachers to share the best ipad apps for the classroom. she shared this photo on twitter. she said, welcoming our kinders this morning, 74 new opportunities to inspire life-long learning, and introduced the sandy hook book
fairly, and -- fairy, and she and her teachers were there when they neededded them most. >> i needed to know i love you all very much, and that it's going to be okay because i thought that was the last time i would ever see them. i thought we were all going to die. reporter: she taught her teachers and students what to do in an emergency. her tweet in october shows us what helped so many prepare for an unimaginable morning. that training brought third greater torii chap home safe to her mother. >> she locked the door and put up piece of white tape over the window of the door. and then she told us to go in the corner. 19 people in our class. and she saved all of us.
>> president obama will be in newtown tomorrow evening to attend a memorial service for the victims. you can express your sympathy by posting a badge to your facebook wall in silent support of everyone in connecticut. we will have live reports from connecticut tomorrow starting with the morning news, and you can get updates anytime at abc7news.com. >> a previously scheduled gun buyback prom for oakland and san francisco today got a boost after yesterday's trajectory -- yesterday's tragic events. here's the story. >> i decided to give up my guns. i don't need them. >> michelle, was one of more than 200 people willing to sell their guns to san francisco police. many who stood and waited in this along line at the san francisco omega club were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> hit me pretty strong.
i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> he is a vietnam vet and says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. dan was turning in her gun so it could never be used to take a life. >> if this is something that might hurt somebody some day, then i would feel terrible about that. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an ann anonymous donor. the director of the boys club says the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when the community says enough is enough, you got a good chance for something like this. reporter: in oakland, peeled lined up in cars starting at 6:00 a.m. to turn in guns at st. benedict's church, this is where hola simmons were buying the guns. >> we have every expectation it will exceed our expectations,. >> the initial target was 500
guns. a financial incentive helped bring people out. >> money, money. >> $200 was paid for each handgun or rifle. a limit of three weapons for each resident, and people had to prove they resided the in the city buying the guns. >> oakland and san francisco police departments are going to be asking the governor to see if he can make this a gun buyback a state program. >> san rafael police identified the man wanted for attempted murder in yesterday's transit center shooting. tonight they released this picture of 24-year-old la drake sunny dean. police say dean shot a 22-year-old man at close range on platform d at the transit center at 1:00 p.m. friday. the 22-year-old victim is in the hospital and is expected to survive. firefighters rescued a 77-year-old man whose car plunged down a ravine in marin county this afternoon. the car was 150 people off the road and the driver, another
50 feet below the vehicle. firefighters were able to hoist him to safety. he went to malin general hospital with hypothermia. >> a section of highway 1 through sonoma ya county will remain closed indefinitely. the highway was closed just north a jenner. a small section of the road collapsed this month when a series of storms hit the area. officials originally hoped to open the highway this week but engineers determined the work will take long than expected. >> not just made in america but made in san francisco. the company making items for 112 years and could be around for another century. >> leigh: hi there again, i'm leigh glaser. more rain is in my seven-day forecast. we'll look at that, plus a little
we know how americans don't manufacture products anymore but we found a contradiction in our own beak yard. in conjunction with the made in america search, we're searching for local examples and found an item that everyone uses. >> on one of san francisco roz proudest streets, here's a ven easterly name for you, a mattress company has that survived despite being around longer than all of us.
>> where in china do you make your mattresses? >> we're in china? i don't think so. reporter: robin, the third generation, her grandfather, edward, was a mattress equipment saysman from chicago who came to san francisco in 1898 with his brother, leonard. if they were to visit the factory on minnesota street today they would be proud to see the company they offend still -- they founded still going strong. >> the benefit is we're in charge of the quality. >> easy to say. not so easy to do. when they say they make their mattresses from scratch in america, they mean it. beginning with the cotton, they blend and machine into batting. to the coils, which they wire, manufactured in california, then turn, bent, tw twisted by machine, and finished by a former street sweeper. >> all hand-made.
>> by your hand. >> by my hand, yeah, all of our hand. >> they build mattresses the old-fashioned way, same tags they always have as reflected through almost a century's worth of orders and receipts that remain on file. the system is definitely old school but it works. when a customer calls asking for information on a sale, all they do is consult these catalogues. they have everything in 15 seconds. when did they good to commuter and. >> we started in 1998. >> not the normal financial whiz. according to the vice-president, rob burke, while some mattress companies might turn out 1500 units every 24 hours. >> we vary a lot. it will be anywhere from seven to 12 a day. it's not a lot of mattresses. reporter: though they can cost upwards of $5,000 each and customers may have to wait three weeks for delivery, but the mattresses have a ten-year
warranty. >> other products don't last as long. >> aren't you going to put yourself out of business for making a mattress that lasts too long? >> we could. >> we could make it in a less expensive manner. but we believe in the product and believe in the family name. >> so in a hursh up, build it overseas type of world, here's your local contradiction, 113 years old, 31 employees, still succeeding the old way. >> you learned a lot today. issue in issue -- more than you thought. >> in san francisco, wayne freedman, abc-7 news. >> ama: tonight is a nice night to be cuddled up inure bed. it's cold out there. >> leigh: it's been cold all day long. the showers moving across the bay area. want to show you honor honor honor one more time. you can see much of the heavy showers passing through the south. we'll see some stray showers here and there and throughout the day tomorrow, and also some
sun breaks. if you're traveling tomorrow, headed back east, from new york down toward d.c., atlanta, new orleans, we have a line of showers that will continue to push towards the south and east. maybe some imbedded thunderstorms. the snow in the rockies and look for a new batch of rain to move into the pacific northwest and that will move into the bay area as we head into the middle part and latter part of the work week. if you're traveling across the state, few lingering showers expected. l.a. towards san diego, watch out for fresno, and pockets of dense valley fog there and if you're head tolling tahoe, a little light snow expected. 37 degrees. here's a look at the accuweather seven-day forecast. some scatters showers and sun breaks expected for us tomorrow. then thickening clouds sunday night, rain likely for monday. on tuesday, we get a few lingering showers. wednesday looks dry, and then a much stronger storm system is due in here by thursday night,
throughout the night, through friday morning, and the forecast models are suggesting moderate rain out of the storm system on thursday and gusty winds. we'll'll keep you updated. >> ama: winter is coming. >> leigh: winter on friday, you're right. >> ama: mike is here with sports. >> mike: the niners facing the patriots today, and michael crabtree working on his dance moves. we have it next in
>> mike: the 49ers-patriots matchup has the makings of a great game. tom brady against the 49ers defense, and the patriot defense trying to confuse colin kaepernick, michael crabtree has 66 catches, 761 yards, averaging almost 12 yards per catch. biggest improvement this year has been what he does with the ball everywards according to his coach. >> his yards after catch, he has been doing that the entire year. he is -- playing as well as anybody in the game running with the ball after the catch, yard after catch, yards after contact. as good as anybody in the
league. >> mike: going to need a lot of those touchdowns. >> players get days off. they rest or take care offer rans but mr. crabtree is helping kid that remind him of himself growing up in texas. >> video game publisher was demonstrating its latest game this week, hip-hop dance experience, to the local boys and girls club of san francisco. this game uses nfl players and all of a sudden it came to life as 49er wide receiver michael crabtree showed up. >> it was amazing. he was like really nice. >> michael got involved and now donates $1,000 for every touchdown he catch thoaz boys and girls club of san francisco, with his crab-shake touchdown dance which he dom moan straighted. >> i was like, man, and the boys club came to mind, and dance moves, and i've always been a
big dancer when i was young, and all tied into one. >> michael got involved with the boys and girls club dating back to his childhood. >> i was there every day. playing basketball, football, and all the above, and i just felt like -- >> it meant a lot to these kids. >> gives the kid an opportunity to see somebody who is on tv who is real, and the message he brought out is something we preach every day. >> that's a good deal. i get to dance and give back at the same time. you can't beat that. >> hopefully a lot of those dances tomorrow with touchdown catches. >> to high school football. state championships, de la salle facing centennial for the open division crown. spearnt head coach has been talking about retirement after 34 years at the helm.
46 yards for this. spartz up 21-0. second half. de la salle quarterback chris williams, guns it to a gow, i love his last name, austin lonestar. centennial has a great offense but couldn't get closer than 14. the lead is extended once again. de la salle division state -- open division state charms for the fourth year. >> warriors, road trip ended in atlanta today. they won the first five, including a win over the miami heat. a loss in orlando and ended with a win in atlanta, coming home 6-1, the best start since then 91-2 season. harrison barnes improving every game, 19 for the game. contractor landry, the followup. one-hand slm. 62-49 warriors at the half. this team is most effective when everyone gets involved. jacks, 13. david lee, 20 points, 11 boards,
averaged a double double every game on this trip. steph curry, all. warriors 6-1 in on the road trip. >> let's move over to college hoops. stanford men facing uc davis. nonconference matchup. of two weeks of cames -- exams they're looking forward to playing football. despite the layoff, stanford no rush. the jumper and the foul. and dwight powell led all cardinals. cardinals with the 75-52 victory. >> cal hosting creighton. crabtree led the nation in scoring but on two in the first half. they were no match for
creighton's doug mcdermott. 34 points. a monster game nor the blue jays. cal falls to 6-3 with creighton's 74-64 victory. >> and this abc-7 sports report booth to you by river like casino. raiders hosting kansas city. the game of the night is the 49ers and patriots so it's going to be exciting. >> ama: thank you so much. that's it for this edition of abc-7 coops. captioned by closed captioning services inc.